Water has always been and will always be the most important drink that humans should have. Lately, thankfully, water has risen quite a lot in popularity. It is now the second most popular drink behind soft drinks. Water is an extremely important part of any diet, and there are plenty of wonderful reasons to drink water. Basically, drinking water is essential to your health, but there are other reasons to drink it too! Read on to discover the five wonderful reasons why you should drink water:
Almost 15 million people in the United States have some sort of food allergy, including 1 in 13 children! It's important for you to know more about these allergies and what we are doing to create a safe environment for our Y kids.
Mary W. is a member of the T. Boone Pickens YMCA Diabetes Prevention Class and as of today she has lost 25lbs or 11.2% of her body mass! Take a moment to read about her Diabetes Prevention experience.
This summer we want you to get out and get active! It is important for children and families to make good use of extra free time during the summer by increasing the frequency and duration of physical activity and limiting screen time. Check out these 3 way you and your family can get up and get moving!
While physical fitness is an activity that should be enjoyed all year long for the many benefits that it can bring to your body, health and mind, being active is even more fun (and inviting) during the months in which you can get outside and work out among nature. For instance, the summer season brings with it the opportunity to get outside to visit your local pool, parks or trails to take advantage of the many features that this season has to offer.